South Park

Apart from all the street artists who arrive at Bristol’s Upfest to paint on large public walls there is also a space given over to hundred’s of other artists in attendance to paint on hoardings specially erected at the South Street Park. Just a minute’s walk away from Bedminster’s North Street the park is set…

Sokar Uno

Sokar Uno is a painter and street artist who has travelled from Germany to visit the Upfest street art festival in Bristol. Painting on a light terracota coloured wall set just off Bedminster’s high street – he began by painting the framework for his sprawling character. #wip shot of an awesome piece by @sokaruno going…

Dan fest

Dan Kitchener aka DANK, aka DNK is now famous for epic scale murals, which feature his trademark oriental landscapes depicting rainy, neon filled city scenes and geisha women. He attended the Bristol-based street art festival Upfest to paint along with hundreds of other artists who have descended on the city for the two day event….

The history of street art in Bristol.

A six-minute video has been released featuring the streets of Stokes Croft in Bristol – showcasing the ever changing street art scene there from the last seven years. Stokes Croft has always been a magnet for street art and one photographer has been capturing the changing walls since 2008. Here they have compiled and edited…

Run rowdy run

RUN is a London based street artist originally from Italy whose works can be seen adorning street corners from China to Senegal and after some previous visits to Cardiff he has now paid a visit to our neighbours just across the water in Bristol. So on his whistlestop tour of Bristol back in February, Run…

Portuguese poet

Here’s some street art from Bristol that pays tribute to Fernando Pessoa – who was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic, translator, publisher and philosopher, who was described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. Perfectly sited on a wall…

3Dom and the blockheads

A fantastic legal graffiti wall is housed alongside a railway track at Sevenoaks Park in Grangetown, Cardiff. The wall is ceremonally painted each year as part of The Roxejam event with other updates throughout the year. A walk past on a chilly Sunday afternoon brought my attention to a really colourful piece that I have…

Stinkfish in Bristol

Stinkfish is an artist from Colombia and has been travelling around the world painting huge colourful murals. His trademark style is normally a beautiful one layer stencil combined with some really colourful trademark abstract elements – here are a few examples from his own Flickr feed. He usually takes some candid photos of a person…